How to pronounce Tom Brokaw: bro-cor
Tom Brokaw, a native of South Dakota, graduated from the
University of South Dakota with a degree in political science. He began his journalism
career in Omaha and Atlanta before joining NBC News in 1966. Brokaw was the White House
correspondent for NBC News during Watergate, and from 1976 to 1981 he anchored Today
on NBC. He was been the sole anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom
Brokaw from 1983 to 2004, and has been a Special Correspondent for NBC News since 2004. Brokaw has won every major award in broadcast journalism, including
two DuPonts, a Peabody Award, and several Emmys. He is the author of several books, including The Greatest Generation, An Album of Memories, A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland, and Boom!: Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today. He lives in New York and Montana.
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